Upper Bear Reservoir News

Be Bear Wise Alabama

Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries

Date: 8/3/2017

With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears

Read More

Organizations Across the Country Seek to Improve Water Infrastructure, Grow Local Economies

EPA

Date: 6/6/2017

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective

Read More

Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (March

Read More

Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 3/6/2017

Water Resources Outlook (March

Read More

Introducing Administrator Pruitt

EPA

Date: 2/22/2017

Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr

Read More

18
5:42:24 AM
UPCOMING EVENTS
11/23/2017 - Thanksgiving
12/25/2017 - Christmas
1/1/2018 - New Year's Day
What's New!
 
Favorites
 
Featured Business
Add your business
Upper Bear Reservoir Businesses
Advertisement
Boating / Waterfront
Shopping
Tourism / Recreation
Professional Services

View Sponsor Details | View By Category | Add Your Business Here



• Surface Area: 1,850 Acres
Upper Bear Creek Reservoir was impounded in 1978 mostly as a flood control reservoir and holds 1,850 acres of water at full pool. Located near the town of Bear Creek and in the corners of Franklin, Winston, and Marion Counties, Upper Bear is one of four Tennessee Valley Authority reservoirs operated by the Bear Creek Development Authority. The primary uses of this reservoir are flood control and recreation. There is a small amount of residential development along the shoreline of Little Bear Creek Reservoir. Camping and fishing provide the main recreational opportunities. Four public access areas (Twin Forks, Mon Dye, Quarter Creek, and Batestown) and one campground (Twin Forks) service the reservoir. A BCDA fishing permit ($3/day or $20/year) is required in addition to an Alabama state fishing license. Pre-impoundment topographic maps are available through the TVA.
Upper Bear Reservoir Restaurants
Nearby Lakes
17 miles
17 miles
20 miles
24 miles
35 miles
35 miles
40 miles
41 miles

Quick Links
Upper Bear Reservoir News
Upper Bear Reservoir Photos
Upper Bear Reservoir Videos

About Us
Contact Us
Site Map
Search Site
Advertise With Us
   
UpperBearCreek.LakesOnline.com
THE UPPER BEAR RESERVOIR WEBSITE

Copyright 2017, Lakes Online
Privacy    |    Legal